LAS VEGAS (January 17, 2017) – Poker Central®, your ultimate poker lifestyle destination, along with ARIA Resort & Casino, the stunning Forbes Five-Star and AAA Five Diamond Award-winning resort, today announced the return of the Super High Roller Bowl® to be produced by POKER PROductions.
“The Super High Roller Bowl is the world championship of high stakes poker,” said Joe Kakaty, president of Poker Central. “Fans can now follow the action live from start to finish.” The world’s top players are expected to return including Daniel Negreanu, Antonio Esfandiari, Phil Hellmuth and Tom Marchese, as well as the 2015 champion, Brian Rast.
Like last year, the 2017 Super High Roller Bowl has a projected prize pool of $15 million with a buy-in of $300,000. The tournament features seven 7-handed tables and is capped at 50 seats. ARIA will reserve 15 seats for non-professional high rollers, including one celebrity guest.
Sean McCormack, director of Poker Operations for ARIA, said, “Last year’s Super High Roller Bowl sold out in two weeks, well in advance of tournament play. It was an exciting event for the players and fans who stopped by to watch and we anticipate another successful Super High Roller Bowl again this year.” ARIA will begin accepting player deposits on Thursday, Feb. 2.
 The $15 million prize pool and $5 million first prize assumes that the tournament will reach its maximum of 50 players.
Super High Roller Bowl Quick Facts
- May 28 – 31 at ARIA in Las Vegas.
- The first place winner will receive an estimated $5 million.*
- ARIA will begin accepting deposits on Thursday, Feb. 2.
- Buy-in is $300,000. Player deposits are $30,000 and are non-refundable.
- The Super High Roller Bowl is an open event; invitations are not required.
- This is a zero rake event.
- There is a cap of 50 players in this year’s tournament.
- Of the total 50 seats, 15 are reserved by ARIA for non-professional, super high rollers.
- See SuperHighRoller.com for additional information when it becomes available.
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About ARIA Resort & Casino
ARIA Resort & Casino is a stunning AAA Five Diamond resort on the Las Vegas Strip featuring spectacular amenities, high-end service, premium meeting and convention space, striking architecture and sustainable design. Offering a dynamic collection of curated experiences, ARIA is home to restaurants by award-winning chefs Julian Serrano, Michael Mina, Shawn McClain, Mario Carbone and Jean-Georges Vongerichten; the tranquil Spa & Salon at ARIA and the Forbes Five-Star, AAA Five Diamond ARIA Sky Suites. Combined with its unparalleled offerings including the first-of-its-kind public Fine Art Collection, ARIA sets the bar for a new generation of resort experiences. ARIA and its neighboring properties within CityCenter, which is a joint venture whose interests are owned 50% by subsidiaries of MGM Resorts International (NYSE: MGM) and 50% by Infinity World Development Corp, a subsidiary of Dubai World. For more information and reservations, visit ARIA.com, call toll free at (866) 359-7757 or find us on Facebook and Twitter.
About POKER PROductions
POKER PROductions is the premier production company specializing in televised poker. With shows on television nearly around the clock, POKER PROductions’ work can be seen at all hours of the day (and night). Some of POKER PROductions’ shows include: ESPN’s World Series of Poker, NBC’s Poker After Dark, and GSN’s High Stakes Poker. POKER PROductions was started in 2003 by Mori Eskandani, a longtime professional poker player turned television executive. Armed with the advent of the hole card cam and a unique perspective on televised poker, Mori has created original programming that has been well-received in over 15 different countries. In total, POKER PROductions has produced over 1,000 hours of original poker content for major broadcast and cable distribution.